Join us for an afternoon dedicated to the science of cholangiocarcinoma. The symposium will include presentations from area clinicians highlighting their work in cholangiocarcinoma. You will also hear the patient perspective of cholangiocarcinoma.

There will be a break with complimentary snacks and beverages. The day will end with a panel discussion and Q&A around the presentations.

Saturday, February 8, 2020, 11:30am - 6:00pm (PST)

Virginia Mason Seattle Medical Center
Lindeman Pavilion Volney Auditorium
1st Floor 1201 Terry Ave.
Seattle, Washington

Speakers Include:

  • Flavio G. Rocha, MD, Virginia Mason
  • Seng-Ian Gan, MD, UBC, Virginia Mason
  • Skye Mayo, MD, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Bruce Lin, MD, Virginia Mason
  • Bill Harris, MD, University of Washington/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
  • Melinda Bachini, CCF
  • Joy Staley, PhD


11:30am-1:00pm - Ciitizen Lunch

1:00pm-1:10pm - Introduction, Flavio G Rocha, MD

1:10pm-1:30pm - “Welcome from the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation”, Melinda Bachini, Patient Advocate

1:30pm-2:00pm - “Endoscopic Diagnosis and Therapeutic Intervention in CCA”, Ian Gan, MD UBC

2:00pm-2:30pm - “Surgical Management of CCA”, Skye Mayo, MD OHSU

2:30pm-3:00pm - Break

3:00pm-3:30pm - “Systemic therapy for advanced CCA”, Bruce Lin, MD VM

3:30pm-4:00pm - “New targets and drugs in CCA”, Bill Harris, MD UW/SCCA

4:00pm-4:30pm - “The Patient Experience with CCA”, Joyce Staley, PhD

4:30pm-5:30pm - Cases and Panel Discussion

5:30pm - Wrap-up and Questions